Sterling 'buzzing' for Liverpool after stunning Champions League comeback against Barcelona


"When we face each other, it's not 20 points, it's about a moment here or there, but consistency has made the difference points-wise".

"Wow. That's exactly the picture we want to draw for the outside world - this is Liverpool".

They report that the Spanish giants were planning a major summer overhaul even before their cataclysmic 4-0 Champions League aberration against Liverpool on Tuesday, but that result has only exacerbated the need.

"If people judge me on not winning something in the past or winning something in the future, I can not change that".

The Argentine has a vast say in key matters at the club and Rakitic feels that the situation is preventing the club from growing as only players who are in good terms with him are being offered new deals while others are being overlooked. If that leads to silverware then wonderful, but we can not do more.

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Then, with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino sidelined due to injury, he scored a brace in an incredible win over Barcelona that saw Liverpool move into the Champions League final.

Klopp, whose team host Wolves on Sunday and need a win along with Brighton and Hove Albion denying Manchester City, also hailed Jordan Henderson. His header against Newcastle last Saturday night kept Liverpool in the title race, again off the bench, and he surpassed that as a starter in midweek by scoring twice in the incredible 4-0 win against Barcelona, including the decisive victor in a 4-3 aggregate win. Origi, who struggled on loan at Wolfsburg last season, didn't play his first game for Liverpool in this campaign until November, and then scored a dramatic late victor in the Merseyside derby against Everton the following month. And whoops, two English teams are in the Champions League final. All I can do is my best and I am 100 percent sure I do my best.

'It was a unusual one last week because we were 3-0 down but still took confidence from the performance, ' said Henderson. If we can win it, it's not in our hands what we get for that, but it doesn't make our season a little bit less good.

To end this homily, I believe each and every one of us is going through things we didn't ask for and probably don't deserve to be going through, and that light at the end of the tunnel seems like something that only exists in Disney movies.